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Trafford Fan Party

Celebrate the start of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 at the Trafford Fan Party. Taking place on the day of the opening match of the tournament, Old Trafford will welcome fans and friends of all ages, from home and abroad, to be a part of the biggest ever European women’s sporting event.

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⚠️The Trafford Fan Party is a ticketed event, which is only open to fans with tickets for the opening UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 match taking place at Old Trafford. You will be required to show your tickets for England v Austria to enter the Fan Party.

Top Tip

Don’t forget to check out our Manchester Fan Festival page for information on what is taking place across the city during the tournament. The full schedule of events, arts and heritage programmes, live performances, and other family-friendly activities is available on the Event Companion on the UEFA Women's EURO app.

Key Facts

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📍 Location

E2V car park, next to Old Trafford

🕐 Times and dates

Wednesday 6 July: 14:00 – 19:30

🎟️ Entry

  • Free to enter!
  • All ages welcome
  • Entry will be ticketed – only fans with match tickets for the UEFA Women’s EURO game at Old Trafford will be allowed entry into the Fan Party
  • The Fan Party is a neutral site, so expect to meet fans and supporters of all teams

🎉 Activities

The Trafford Fan Party offers a packed programme of activity, including:

  • Live musical performances from acts including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Football zones where children can develop their skills in Panna cages and on pop-up pitches
  • Fun family activities, including face painting
  • Arts and heritage exhibitions
  • Official partner activations from LEGO, Pepsi, Starling Bank and Venus
  • Drinks and food of various cuisines, so come hungry!

And don't miss our exciting partner activations featuring:


Will food and drinks be available?

Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages will be available, alongside street food vendors offering a variety of cuisines.

Are there any restricted items I can’t bring into the Fan Party?

Small bags and personal belongings will be allowed with bag checks made prior to entry. You will be responsible for any possessions you take into the Fan Party.

Items deemed unsafe or illegal will not be allowed on site. This includes glass, sharp objects and alcohol.

Is parking available?

Parking spaces can be booked at Old Trafford. The booking process for parking will be available from June.

Can I use a credit or debit card on site?

Card payments or cash will be accepted on site.

Is the Fan Party accessible?

Please check our Accessibility page for more information.